Ventilation defect typical for COPD is frequent among patients suspected for pulmonary embolism but does not prevent the diagnosis of PE by V/P SPECT

First Author: Nasr A, Last Author: Bajc M

The introduction of the tomographic technique and the implementation of Technegas as a novel ventilation agent facilitated imaging of pulmonary embolism in comparison with planar imaging and particularly in COPD patients together with the new interpretation criteria.

EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine. 2017; 4(3): 85-91